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The Around the Rings Poll: Marion Jones...

December 14, 2004

 (ATR) With the IOCâ??s launch of its own inquiry into the BALCO scandal, questions have been raised as to whether Olympian Marion Jones is the object of the IOCâ??s attention...

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FCC Reviews Olympics Ceremony Complaints

December 13, 2004

(ATR) Executives with NBC-TV and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission confirm to Around the Rings that portions of the opening ceremony from the Athens Olympics are bein...

Monday Memo: Olympics Indecency?

December 13, 2004

Maybe someone has taken their clothes off? Athletes massed at the stadium in Athens during the August 13 opening ceremony. NBC’s telecast of the ceremony is said to be under...

Turin Olympics Budget Crisis Nears Fix

December 12, 2004

City Hall in Turin. (ATR) (ATR) The budget problems affecting the Turin 2006 Games may be solved this weekend, reports Mario Pescante, the government commissioner in charge of...

Olympics Novice New China Sports Chief

December 10, 2004

Chinese sports minister Yuan Weimin (l) sat at the right hand of BOCOG President Liu Qi during the October meetings in Beijing between BOCOG and the IOC. (ATR Photo) (ATR) Vet...

Jones Not Target of Olympics Probe?

December 10, 2004

Photo: Bach: Thomas Bach will head the IOC Disciplnary Commission investigating Victor Conte’s allegations.(ATR Photo) (ATR) Thomas Bach, the chairman of an IOC disciplinar...

De Lima Wins Brazil Olympics Prize

December 09, 2004

A celebration: Vanderlei deLima is hugged by Polyvios Kossivas, who rescued deLima from the spectator attack during the marathon.(COB Photo) (ATR) Marathon bronze medalist Van...

Austria, Korea Face Olympics Choices

December 09, 2004

The Dragon Valley Ski slopes in Pyeongchang, South Korea, possible 2014 Games candidate. (ATR) (ATR) Austrian Olympic Committee secretary general Heinz Jungwirth tells Around ...

Lenovo To Remain Olympics Computer Brand

December 08, 2004

(ATR) Lenovo will continue to be the brand associated with the companyâ??s worldwide sponsorship of the Olympics, a marketing official with the IOC tells Around the Rings.The...

Swedish Bid for 2014 Winter Olympics

December 08, 2004

(ATR) The towns of Ostersund and Are will apply to host the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The Swedish Olympic Committee has approved initial plans for the bid from the towns, abo...

NYC 2012 Olympics Venue Approved

December 08, 2004

The Jacob Javits Convention Center would host fencing, judo, taekwondo, table tennis, weightlifting, and wrestling as well as the Main Press Center for the 2012 Games. (ATR) N...